Avula Parthasarathy, popularly known as Swamiji (1927 – ) is a philosopher and the world’s leading exponent of Vedanta, the ancient philosophy of India. He has multiple degrees in literature, science and law, and completed a post-graduation in international law from London University. Renouncing a career in shipping, early in life, he has dedicated his life to studying, researching and propagation Vedanta. His writings, discourses and seminars have featured in international press and television media. Business, sports and film celebrities regularly seek his counsel.